Benefit dinners postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mount Dora Children’s Home has canceled its regional benefit dinners planned for this spring. They include benefit dinners normally held each spring in Jacksonville and Tampa. Two benefit dinners planned for this summer and fall are still on the schedule. They are: Nashville/Middle Tennessee: Saturday, August 29, at 6 p.m.

Small church raises $7,000 for Change for Children program

LaBelle Church of Christ may be small in numbers, but each year this congregation in Southwest Florida shows it has a big heart and a willingness to dig deep to help Mount Dora Children’s Home. Members at LaBelle recently donated $7,110 to the Change for Children coin can program for Mount Dora, the largest amount

MDCA&CH Welcomes New President, Dr. Brian Mast

Mount Dora Christian Academy & Children’s Home is pleased to announce Dr. Brian Mast is our new President. Dr. Mast’s appointment follows the retirement of Dr. James Moore, who served as President since 1990. Dr. Mast officially began his duties on Dec. 1. As President, Dr. Mast will have responsibility for advancing the organization’s educational

Your help needed to renovate aging single-parent housing

It’s makeover time for the housing used by the Single-Parent Program at MDCH, and your help is needed to make it happen. Renovations to the apartments and houses on campus is underway and is averaging about $17,000 per unit. There are eight housing units altogether. The apartments were built in the 1970s and the houses

Seniors graduate

Six students from Mount Dora Children’s Home graduated this spring (May 2019) from Mount Dora Christian Academy. They are Carly Dunson and Jude Embuscado, who both plan to attend Lake Sumter State College; Terriayna Spillman, who received a scholarship to attend Bethune-Cookman University; Johanna Vilarson, who plans to attend Harding University; Yarlin Yournet, who is

View the MDCH Video

  View our video about Mount Dora Children’s Home. It’s a story of HOPE. For more than 70 years, MDCH has offered hope to children in need of a better home and is now also helping single parents build better families. After viewing our video, we hope you will share it with your family and friends.